CORBIN — If you are looking for a way to give back and reach families across the country, the United States Postal Service is offering a unique opportunity to do just that this holiday season.

Many children will send letters to Santa, asking for their favorite toy and you can make their Christmas wish come true.

Letters to Santa from low-income children and families are available for adoption online. That’s right, you can select a child to buy for from your personal computer.

If you wish to adopt a child or a family you can pick a letter from any state in the country, and it's tax deductible.

Letters come from hopeful children and families. Answer one or as many to make a difference. No matter how big the wish, do what’s doable for you, the website encourages. ( )

This year you have the opportunity to help Santa by fulfilling holiday wishes on your own or join with friends and co-workers to split responsibilities. Interested parties will need to shop, pack and ship by December 21.

More than 19,000 post offices are accepting USPS Operation Santa packages.

When browsing the letters to read, you can select filters allowing you to pick a certain state or select letters written in English or Spanish.

The letters are constantly being updated as they are are being adopted and new letters are being added. Local post offices are participating in the Operation Santa event.

According to the website, shipping fees may vary depending on the distance.

To adopt a child or family this holiday season, visit

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